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Burns & McDonnell Assistant Safety & Health Specialist - Construction (Houston) in Houston, Texas

Description

The Assistant Site Safety & Health Specialist will assist the site project management team to deliver Safety & Health programs at the respective field location. This position assists with the interpretation of policies and procedures to ensure a safe, healthy, and incident-free work site in a heavy construction environment.

  • Assist with providing Safety & Health program support on field construction projects to verify operations are executed as planned and conducted in a safe manner.

  • Assist in executing Safety & Health Program deliverables as defined by the Corporate Safety & Health department of Burns & McDonnell.

  • Assist in maintaining compliance with applicable Local, State, and Federal Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations.

  • Assist with work stoppage incidents when circumstances could lead to an immediate danger to life and health on a project.

  • Resolve safety and health concerns and document the details and personnel involved for the project management team.

  • Assist the corporate and project Safety & Health teams in a collaborative manner to verify that the project safety program is being implemented and required safety compliance is documented.

  • Assist various work teams with pre-planning safety and health hazard assessments to ensure compliance with project policies and procedures.

  • Assist in identifying and documenting unique Safety & Health issues during the execution of the work at the project, and assist with implementing corrective action based on policies, guidelines and procedures for resolution.

  • Assist with project safety & health walk-through assessments with subcontractor safety personnel.

  • Distribute and communicate safety information and materials.

  • Assist with correspondence to heighten safety awareness, project safety and health goals.

  • Assist with near miss, property damage, environmental incidents and accident investigation reports.

  • Assist in maintaining Burns & McDonnell project Safety & Health reporting requirements and project specific Safety and Health records are in an audit ready state at all times.

  • Assist in the maintenance and submittal of all documentation as required by the Corporate Safety & Health Department.

  • Drive to various project site locations.

  • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Engineering, Construction Management, or relevant degree. Applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

  • Basic knowledge of Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) Construction and General Industry Regulations, as well as; America National Standards Institution (ANSI), National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH), Army Corps of Engineers (CoE), Engineers Manual 385-1 and National Electrical Code (NEC) Standards.

  • Completion of OSHA 10 and/or 30 Hour Construction Outreach Safety Training Course.

  • Must be proficient in the use of computer software (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Must be willing to work various schedules at the project site location.

  • Valid driver's license required. In addition, must meet standards to qualify for and maintain the Company's vehicle driving privileges as outlined in the Company's Motor Vehicle Safety Policy.

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Primary Location US-TX-Houston

Other Locations United States

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Req ID: 213698

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